Virgin Atlantic to Not Return to London Gatwick

DALLAS – Virgin Atlantic (VS) has ruled out its impending return to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The airline also asks that London Heathrow Airport’s (LHR) capacity problems from this summer not happen again.

Virgin Atlantic will retain its slots at LGW as its joint-venture partner, Delta Air Lines (DL), will be resuming services to New York from the airport next spring.

Virgin’s CEO, Shai Weiss, stated that the company will concentrate on its Heathrow hub, which provides better connectivity, and that it is prepared to run in 2023 at its full pre-pandemic capacity.

Capacity was estimated to be 15% to 20% below read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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